Monday, June 13, 2016

Study: Portland Median Apartment Rents Just Under National Average


A recent study by GoBankingRates.com discovered that the median rent for one-bedroom Portland apartments is just under the national average, as is the cost of basic utilities. However, one-bedroom apartments in Portland ranked as having the smallest average square footage.

The averages for each key factor from all 50 cities on the list:

  • Median rent for 1-bedroom apartment: $1,234.43
  • Square footage of 1-bedroom apartment: 678.32 square feet
  • Cost of basic utilities: $147.06
  • Walkability score: 52
  • Percentage of apartments for rent with a dishwasher: 68%
  • Percentage of apartments for rent with a washer-dryer: 39%
  • Percentage of apartments for rent with a pool: 61%
  • Percentage of apartments for rent with a fitness center: 53%
  • Percentage of pet-friendly apartments for rent: 26%
  • Percentage of apartments for rent that have parking, either covered or with a garage: 36%

Read how all 50 cities ranked.